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Chrysler Group LLC Reports July 2014 U.S. Sales Increased 20 Percent; Best July Sales Since 2005

- 52nd-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains - Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck, and FIAT brands each post sales gains...

Jul 30, 2014, 10:30 ET

Dodge Unleashes Roar of HEMI® Hellcat Engine, First Factory Supercharged HEMI, in Free Mobile Ringtone

- Awe-inspiring 707-horsepower 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat engine sound available for Apple, Android and Blackberry devices at...

Jul 26, 2014, 08:30 ET
Driver Jonathan Bomarito celebrates winning first place in the GTLM class in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Brickyard Grand Prix on Friday, July 25, 2014. Bomarito and co-driver Kuno Wittmer piloted the No. 93 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R race car. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

No. 93 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R Captures GTLM Win at Brickyard Grand Prix

SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports teammates Kuno Wittmer and Jonathan Bomarito co-drove to a major victory in the No. 93 Dodge Viper...

Jul 26, 2014, 08:00 ET
At the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif., the FIAT brand will debut a Fiat 500L-Vans design concept. Details from Vans original hi-top shoe are echoed throughout the vehicle, including vintage palm patterned canvas, Vans logo stickers on the instrument panel, and Vans Waffle Sole on the pedals and in storage bins. On the exterior, the roof displays the iconic Vans Checkerboard pattern, while the step pad, cladding and grille texture are accented with the Waffle Sole design. The Vans US Open of Surfing begins Saturday, July 26. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

FIAT Brand Debuts Fiat 500L-Vans Design Concept

At the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif., the FIAT brand will debut a Fiat 500L-Vans design concept. Details from Vans original...

Jul 25, 2014, 14:01 ET
Dodge is auctioning a one-of-one 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001, the most powerful and fastest muscle car ever built, at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2014. The donated vehicle will be the only Dodge Challenger to ever have a Viper-exclusive Stryker Red exterior, and includes special Hellcat badging, specific VIN documentation and one-of-a-kind memorabilia. Proceeds from the Sept. 27 auction benefit the not-for-profit Opportunity Village organization in Las Vegas. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

One-of-a-Kind 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001 to be Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas in September for Charity

- Dodge to auction first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever, during Barrett-Jackson...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:46 ET

Dodge Earns Three J.D. Power APEAL Awards for Charger, Challenger, Dart

  - Dodge Charger leads Large Car segment for fourth consecutive year - Challenger ranks highest in Sporty Car segment for third...

Jul 23, 2014, 00:15 ET
Mopar Challenger Shaker hood Kit now available with a U.S. MSRP of $2,660 (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

Good Vibrations: Mopar Fuels Performance with New Shaker Hood Kit for Dodge Challenger

- Mopar Challenger Shaker Hood Kit now is available at dealerships or on for a U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)...

Jul 22, 2014, 11:30 ET
The FIAT Brand Rides Wave at 2014 Vans US Open of Surfing (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

The FIAT Brand Rides Wave at Vans US Open of Surfing for 2nd Year

- The FIAT brand will have a display area on the beach allowing over 500,000 attendees to experience FIAT brand vehicles - The FIAT...

Jul 21, 2014, 10:00 ET

Chrysler Group LLC Will Host Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results Analyst Call and Webcast on Aug. 11

 Chrysler Group LLC will host a webcast and analyst conference call to review and discuss second-quarter 2014 financial results on Aug. 11,...

Jul 20, 2014, 22:15 ET
Allen Johnson drives Dodge Dart to a third consecutive win and sixth total at Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

Johnson Rules at Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, Seizes Third-Straight Win and Sixth in Eight Years at Bandimere

  - Allen Johnson defeats teammate Jeg Coughlin Jr. in the third-consecutive all-Mopar Pro Stock final at Bandimere Speedway -...

Jul 17, 2014, 15:00 ET
A full slate of activities for the Mopar Mile High National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Nationals was kicked off on Thursday morning at Red Rocks Park, a dramatic geological formation near Bandimere Speedway, by the firing-up of the Don Schumacher Racing Dodge (DSR) Charger R/T Funny Car driven by Matt Hagan in order to "wake-up Denver" and let fans know Mopar drivers and teams are in town and revving to get the weekend started. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

HEMI® Engines are Revved Up for Mopar Mile High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway

  - Mopar kick starts their signature NHRA event by firing up Don Schumacher Racing Dodge (DSR) Charger R/T Funny Car at Red Rocks...

Jul 17, 2014, 12:00 ET

More Than 550 Dodge Viper Enthusiasts Head to Detroit for a Special Open House - 20 Years After the First Viper Homecoming

 The throaty exhaust note of the Dodge Viper's mighty 640-horsepower V-10 engine will be roaring around the city of Detroit this weekend, as...

Jul 16, 2014, 13:00 ET

Four Engines, Eight-speeds and up to 707 Horsepower: Dodge Announces Pricing for Its New 2015 Challenger Model Lineup

- The Dodge and SRT brands now offer the most complete lineup of muscle cars, loaded with even more performance, technology and world-class...

Jul 16, 2014, 11:00 ET

TI Automotive to Serve As Primary Sponsor for No. 91 Viper at Indianapolis

TI Automotive will serve as the primary sponsor for the SRT® (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports No. 91 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R in the...

Jul 16, 2014, 09:00 ET
King of the Hill: The Ram 3500 offers a best-in-class 30,000 pounds of towing capability. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

Ram Truck Announces Industry's Broadest Alignment with Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J2807 Towing Standards Across All Pickup Truck Segments

- Ram Truck is the only full-size pickup truck manufacturer to adopt the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J2807 towing practices in all...

Jul 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is the fastest muscle car ever with a National Hot Rod Association-certified 1/4-mile elapsed time of 11.2 seconds at 125 miles per hour (mph) with stock Pirelli P275/40ZR20 P Zero tires. With drag radials, the run dropped to just 10.8 seconds at 126 mph!  The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is also the most powerful muscle car ever with an unprecedented 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: The Fastest Muscle Car Ever With A 1/4-Mile Elapsed Time of 11.2 Seconds (10.8 Seconds with Drag Radials)

 Dodge is giving its Challenger owners full on bragging rights at the drag strip and racing to the front line of the horsepower wars with its...

Jul 09, 2014, 11:00 ET

The FIAT Brand and Funny Or Die Create Web Series "Neighbors"

  - Web series follows the adventures of an American couple when an Italian couple moves in next door, following the success of...

Jul 01, 2014, 15:45 ET
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with Hellcat HEMI V-8 engine is rated at 707 hp. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Is The Most Powerful Muscle Car Ever -- 707 hp!

The all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT, with its supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat engine, produces an unprecedented 707 horsepower and 650...

Jul 01, 2014, 12:15 ET
The Dodge brand celebrates its 100th anniversary on July 1, 2014. It began with the 1915 Dodge Brothers Touring Car, followed by a century of ground-breaking designs, innovative technology and legendary performance. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

100 Years and Counting: Dodge Charges into its Centennial Consolidated with SRT; Focused on its Performance Roots

 The Dodge brand is tearing into its centennial year as America's mainstream performance brand, celebrating its 100th anniversary on July 1,...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:00 ET

Chrysler Group LLC Reports June 2014 U.S. Sales Increased 9 Percent; Best June Sales Since 2007

- 51st-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains - Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck, and FIAT brands each post sales gains in June...

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